Patrick Collins, working under the name Incus, specialises in original music composition, creative sound design and audio post-production for the moving image.
A classically trained musician and qualified audio engineer, Patrick is comfortable writing and delivering high-quality music scores and sound design at both intimate and epic ends of the spectrum. His compositions take inspiration from cutting-edge, contemporary music genres, often fusing underground aesthetics with emotionally rich melodic progressions, as demonstrated throughout commercial work for clients such as Orbital Marine Power, Innes and Gunn and On Running.
Alongside crafting impactful, bespoke soundtracks for brand-oriented films, Patrick also operates in the fictional film space as a sound designer. Recent credits include sound editor/mixer on Oisin Kearney's BFI-funded short, "Slay and Prepare" , and sound designer/mixer on BAFTA-winning director, Simone Smith's,"The Möbius Trip" which has enjoyed success at revered festivals worldwide such as Edinburgh International FilmFestival, Holly Shorts Film Festival, Encounters Film Festival, and won jury awards at Glasgow Short Film Festival and Chicago Underground Film Festival.
Patrick's obsession with sound is long-lasting and ever-evolving. As well as having a diploma from the School of Audio Engineering, he also has a BA in Creative Sound Production, a master's degree in Sound for the Moving Image from Glasgow School of Art, and was selected to attend the Sound Talent Lab at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013. Patrick is currently enrolled in an Audio Post training program at 344 Audio, Manchester.